New Year's Eve Celebrations
The many ways to kiss goodbye to the aughts and jitterbug into 2010.
Sonoma County Library Closures
How declining home values factor into the painful 10-day library closure.
Interview: Not to Reason Why
Epic instrumental rock band release new album, ponder the big question: What is music for?
Album Review: Freight Train Boogie 2
Fantastic new Americana compilation benefits KRCB-FM.
Preview: The Big O
Cotati lo-fi rockers soothe the eggnog hangover.
Review: 'Broken Embraces'
Almodóvar and Cruz team up again for another winner.
Essay: Food Not Bombs
A longtime activist finds love, revolution and family in the weekly cooking and serving of free food in Santa Rosa.
Wine news: Best Cheap Bubbly
How Cook's surprisingly beat out Moët in a blindfold test.
Stage: Five Theatre Disappointments for 2009
Why lie? Not every play is a great play.
Letters to the Editor
December 23 - 29, 2009